Articles

Remote Access

Publication:

Orange County Lawyer Magazine

Date:

February 2003

Author:

Jeff Lenning

Overview Like most professionals, your personal life and your professional life are blurred. When you are at home, you probably think about work and often try to get a few things done. However, working from home is inconvenient because of the crude methods used to transfer computer files from the office computer to your home […]


Network Security

Publication:

Orange County Lawyer Magazine

Date:

December 2002

Author:

Jeff Lenning

Overview A secure computer network is of paramount importance in today’s technology climate. Securing your network does not need to be expensive or confusing. Protecting the confidential data that exists on your network is critical for business success. The compromise of confidential client information could result in litigation. In addition, significant business interruptions can occur […]


Automate Shortcuts

Publication:

Journal of Accountancy

Date:

July 2001

Author:

Jeff Lenning

ccountants spend hours working at computers, and usually much of that time they’re doing repetitive tasks—such as opening the same group of spreadsheets or creating the same header or formatting for each new workbook and document. Wouldn’t it make sense to invest a little time to create programs that perform these repetitive jobs with just […]


Drilling for Information

Publication:

Journal of Accountancy

Date:

August 2000

Author:

Jeff Lenning

 n the late 1980s, most accountants put aside their columnar pads and calculators and advanced to computers. In some respects, that was a big step, but in reality, very little actually changed: The financial reports were simply transferred from paper to the computer screen. Although the efficiency of report generation was improved, the reports were […]


Financial Reports in a Snap

Publication:

Journal of Accountancy

Date:

April 2000

Author:

Jeff Lenning

IF YOU WANT TO distribute financial reports throughout your organization electronically rather than on paper, give the reports a drill-down capability and not have to use e-mail technology, there’s a simple way that uses only your existing hardware and software. THE PROCESS APPLIES the hyperlink function of Microsoft Excel. It’s relatively easy to set up […]